Location: Hambleton, North Yorkshire, England.
Built: 14th-16th century.
Condition: Fragmentary ruins.
Ownership / Access: Not open to Public.
Notes: Whorlton Castle was built by Robert de Meynell as a typical 12th century motte and bailey Norman castle. A gatehouse was added in the 14th century. The only remains visible today are the grade I listed gatehouse and traces of the grade II listed undercrofts (or cellars) of the main building. Due to vandalism access to the site is restricted.
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